1892 and all that: The Riot to Save Leyton Marsh from enclosure

Here is a talk by Katy Andrews, local historian and member of Save Leyton Marsh group, about the events of 1892 when local people forcefully asserted their right to the common land of Leyton Marsh, tearing down the fences erected, seizing back the land and defending the rights which the people then enjoyed right up until the enclosure for the 2012 Olympics.

Thank you to Jonathan Brind for this video

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